Thurlaston Parish Council

Serving the people of Thurlaston

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Clerk: Elaine Foxon
16 Cambridge Drive, Desford
Leics LE9 9JB

Tel: 07873 229990

News

Blaby District Council May Newsletter

For the latest edition of Blaby District Council newsletter, please click on the link.

Posted: Tue, 24 May 2022 15:49 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Newsletters

Queen Elizabeth Platinum Jubilee Weekend Events

Full details of the Community Events to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee

Posted: Fri, 13 May 2022 16:11 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community

BDC News Release

NEWS RELEASE
Vegetable Oil to power Council fleet

Up to 90% of emissions from Blaby District Council's vehicle fleet are set to be wiped out with the switch to an alternative fuel.


Hydro treated vegetable oil (HVO) is used in fleet vehicles as an alternative to diesel and is fast becoming more and more popular with local authorities and organisations aiming to considerably reduce their carbon impact.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 May 2022 15:47 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Newsletters

Blaby District Council Latest Newsletter - April 2022

For the latest edition of Blaby District Council newsletter, please click on the link.

Posted: Sat, 23 Apr 2022 14:19 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community, Newsletters

BDC Hinckley National Railfreight Latest

Please find attached two releases that have been distributed to the press.

  1. Blaby District Council's press release relating to the comprehensive consultation response to the developers of the proposed Hinckley National Rail Freight Interchange, stating that plans cannot be supported.
  1. Also, the Leaders response (Cllr Terry Richardson) to the flawed consultation.

They can also be found on our website www.blaby.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Apr 2022 14:43 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Consultation

BDC LATEST NEWS RELEASE - RAIL FREIGHT INTERCHANGE

NEWS RELEASE
Council ready for next stage of Rail Freight Interchange scrutiny

A robust plan, which will ensure that Blaby District Council is fully prepared for the crucial next stage of the Hinckley National Rail Freight Interchange (HNRFI) proposals, has been agreed by Councillors.

In light of significant concerns from residents and stakeholders the plan sets out how the council will be involved in... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Apr 2022 08:55 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Consultation

NEWS RELEASE - BDC HUNCOTE LEISURE CENTRE

NEWS RELEASE
Extra funds for landfill gas works

Blaby District Council's plans to manage the landfill gas levels being produced at Huncote Leisure Centre are set to expand after Councillors approved extra funds for additional work.

An additional £100,000 in funding has been added to the budget and continues Blaby District Council's commitment to ensure the landfill gases on the site are managed... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Apr 2022 08:53 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community

BDC Latest - Huncote Leicsure Centre

NEWS RELEASE
Huncote Leisure Centre Update

Since last November Blaby District Council has been working tirelessly to resolve the landfill gas issues at Huncote Leisure Centre, following the discovery of elevated levels during routine maintenance works.

Throughout this period, a large amount of work has been undertaken, including the installation of gas extraction systems, venting wells, water sampling... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 27 Mar 2022 11:45 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community

NOTIFICATION OF ESSENTIAL SAFETY MAINTENANCE WORKS M69 Junction 1 to M1 Junction 21


www.highwaysengland.co.uk


9 March 2022


Dear Sir or Madam,
NOTIFICATION OF ESSENTIAL SAFETY MAINTENANCE WORKS
M69 Junction 1 to M1 Junction 21

I am writing to let you know that we will be carrying out essential safety maintenance works on the M69 between Junction 1 and Junction 21 of the M1.

During this work, we will be upgrading the Vehicle Restraint System in the central reserve.

When will the work take... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Mar 2022 13:53 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community

COMMENTS SOUGHT - Resources and Waste Strategy for Leicestershire(deadline 25th April)

Dear all,

Leicestershire Waste Partnership (Leicestershire County Council and the 7 districts) are seeking views on the new Resources and Waste Strategy for Leicestershire as part of a 12 week public consultation.

The strategy examines what happens to your recycling and waste and how this can help reduce climate change and save raw materials.

The strategy has 11 pledges that sit alongside the government's... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Feb 2022 17:34 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community, Consultation

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